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UART/USART

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UART/USART Verification IP 

Truechip's UART /USART Verification IP provides an effective & efficient way to verify the components interfacing with UART/USART interface of an ASIC/FPGA or SoC. Truechip's UART/USART VIP is fully compliant with Standard National Semiconductor PC16550D specification of UART/USART. This VIP is a lightweight with an easy plug-and-play interface so that there is no hit on the design time and the simulation time.

Key Benefits 

  • Available in native System Verilog (UVM/OVM/ VMM) and Verilog
  • Unique development methodology to ensure the highest levels of quality
  • Availability of Compliance & Regression Test Suites
  • 24X5 customer support
  • Unique and customizable licensing models
  • Exhaustive set of assertions and coverage points with connectivity example for all the components
  • Consistency of interface, installation, operation, and documentation across all our VIPs
  • Provide complete solution and easy integration in IP and SoC environment

Features

  • Available in UVM, System UVM, UVM.
  • According to the National Semiconductor PC16550D Compliance.
  • Supports Simplex and Duplex mode.
  • Independently controlled transmit, receive, line status, and data set interrupts
  • Programmable baud generator divides any input clock by 1 to (2^16 – 1) and generates baud clock according to the spec.
  • Both 16x and 13x sample mode supported.
  • Independent receiver clock input. Ø Full-duplex operation.
  • MODEM control functions (CTS, RTS, DSR, DTR, RI, and DCD).
  • Fully programmable serial-interface.
  • 5-, 6-, 7-, or 8-bit characters.
  • Even, odd, or no-parity bit generation and detection.
  • 1-, 1(/2-, or 2-stop bit generation.
  • UART/USART VIP can act as either a UART/USART receiver or UART/USART transmitter in a transfer depending on the configurations set.
  • Baud Generation (DC to 1.5M baud).
  • False start bit detection.
  • Complete status reporting capabilities.
  • Line breaks generation and detection.
  • Configurable receiver FIFO depth.
  • Reports various timing errors, which can be used to check any timing violations.
  • It provides full control to the user to enable/disable various types of messages.
  • Supports Dynamic as well as Static Error Injection scenarios.
  • On the fly protocol checking using protocol check functions, static and dynamic assertion.
  • Built-in Coverage analysis.
  • Provides a comprehensive user API (callbacks) in Transmitter and Receiver.
  • Graphical analyzer to show transactions for easy debugging. 

Deliverables

  • UART/USART TRANSMITTER
  • UART/USART Receiver
  • UART/USART Monitor
  • UART/USART Scoreboard
  • Basic Test Suite
  • Error Test Suite
  • User Test Suite
  • Integration Guide, User Manual, and Release Notes
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